Pierre Lubet > Altana > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile
45 RUE DE TOCQUEVILLE
75 017 PARIS
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Intellectual Property Law
IT & New Technologies
Pierre Lubet has extensive experience as both a litigator and as an advisor in individual industrial relations, collective bargaining, reorganizations, employment protection plans and executive status and salary. His clients include several prominent actors in the manufacturing and luxury sectors.
Benefitting from a unique perspective on the IP challenges facing French and international clients, Pierre’s IP practice focuses on domestic and cross-border transactions for a diversified client base including leaders in the electronic/digital and manufacturing sectors.
He is often sought out for his expertise in IT/IP-related employment issues such as employee data protection, employee patents, corporate whistle-blowing systems and company IT policies.
French, English, Spanish
ANDRH (National Association of HR Directors)
APRAM (Association des Praticiens en Marques et Modèles)
INTA (International Trademark Association)
Paris Bar admission: 1983
University of Paris II – Panthéon-Assas: Post-graduate degree in Private Law,
Specialization certification in New Technologies
France > Industry focus > Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet
Pierre Lubet, Frank Valentin and Jean-Guy Ruffray are the senior names to note within the IT and data protection team at Altana. Valentin and counsel Charlotte Hébert-Salomon are representing an insurance broker in proceedings against two IT providers on the grounds of a contract breach arising from their failure to complete an integration project. Heavyweight technology clients also appoint the firm to advise on e-commerce and online distribution matters, contractual issues, data privacy and regulatory compliance, and unfair competition claims arising from allegations of restricted access to internet and telecom services.
France > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: copyright
Altana‘s copyright offering is especially strong in the digital world, where it advises on both transactions and litigation. Frank Valentin and recently promoted counsel Charlotte Hébert-Salomon continue to assist a major technology player with the day-to-day copyright issues arising from its audiovisual production activities in France and the EU, and Pierre Lubet is currently collaborating with Jean-Guy de Ruffray to advise a high-profile individual in the haute couture world on an action against a former designer on the grounds of moral rights infringement. The group also advised on the negotiation of licence contracts, liability reviews and pre-litigation matters.
France > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: Patents
The four-partner team at Altana advises French and international clients on the protection and enforcement of their intangible assets and recently strengthened its offering through the promotion to partner of Jean-Guy Ruffray and the promotion to counsel of Charlotte Hébert-Salomon. In recent highlights, Frank Valentin, Armand Aviges and senior associate Cédric Meiller acted on a number of sensitive and high-stakes patent litigation cases in the technology and healthcare sectors. Alongside the contentious aspect of its practice, the team also advises on the negotiation of licensing agreements and the prosecution of patents. Pierre Lubet is also a partner within the team.
France > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs
Altana‘s intellectual property team acts for its French and international clients on the protection, enforcement and commercialisation of their intangible assets. Frank Valentin and recently promoted counsel Charlotte Hébert-Salomon ‘spend time learning the ins and outs of their clients’ business cultures‘ and ‘take feedback to constantly adapt and improve their service‘. Along with sensitive and high-profile trade mark and design infringement litigation proceedings, the team also advised on the renegotiation of licence and coexistence agreements and the setting up of exclusive distribution networks. Other key names to note include Pierre Lubet, Armand Aviges, senior associate Cédric Meiller and Jean-Guy de Ruffray, who was recently promoted to partner.
France > Employment
Altana acts for a French and international client base, which includes major insurance groups, industrial companies and Japanese corporations. The team handles high-value work and stands out in particular for insolvency-related cases and advice on data protection issues. The practice is also managing restructuring and mass litigation claims. It is notably representing Pfizer in a dispute regarding a redundancy plan. The team also advises in the context of M&A transactions and assisted Hédiard and Do&Co in managing employment aspects linked to the 2018 Grand Prix France Formula 1 event competition. In other work, the team assists insurance companies with protection and benefits issues. Other clients include Airbus, BASF and Bouygues Construction. Mickaël d’Allende and Pierre Lubet jointly head the team. Marianne Franjou joined FLV & Associés.
Paris > Secteurs et industries > Technologies de l’information, informatique, internet et télécoms
Chez Altana, Pierre Lubet, Frank Valentin et Jean-Guy de Ruffray sont les figures centrales de l’équipe dans le domaine des nouvelles technologies et de la protection des données. Frank Valentin et Charlotte Hébert-Salomon (counsel) ont représenté un courtier en assurances dans un litige avec deux prestataires informatiques, intenté sur la base de la rupture contractuelle consécutive à une installation défectueuse. De grands clients spécialisés dans le domaine technologique font également appel à l’expertise du cabinet pour la gestion de leurs problématiques contractuelles, d’e-commerce, de distribution sur internet, de données personnelles et de concurrence déloyale.
- Employment - France
- Intellectual property: copyright - France > Intellectual property
- Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs - France > Intellectual property
- Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet - France > Industry focus
- Intellectual property: Patents - France > Intellectual property
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- Intellectual property > Intellectual property: copyright
- Intellectual property > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs
- Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: commercial litigation
- Dispute resolution: White-collar crime
- EU, competition and distribution
- Industry focus > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences
- Industry focus > Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet
- Intellectual property > Intellectual property: Patents
- Administrative and public law
- Dispute resolution: International arbitration